Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 126 88
Rank change year-on-year +44 -38 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 157 98 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.49% 2.27% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 2.34% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 120 100 121
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,625 £67,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,388 4,194 4,604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.02% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,548 3,567 3,817
Hertfordshire median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +1.12% +4.71%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +29 29 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Welwyn Garden City -19 27 £40,000 +31.15% 1
Stevenage -3 19 £50,000 +17.65% 4
St Albans +6 17 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Hatfield - 17 £62,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +17 6 £29,250 -41.50%
Letchworth +25 4 £42,500 -2.30%
Tring -3 3 £31,500 -3.08% 1
Borehamwood -5 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Waltham Cross - 3 £45,000 - 2
Bishop's Stortford -7 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Hitchin - 2 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £52,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 129 (82.17%) Software Engineering
2 82 (52.23%) C#
3 57 (36.31%) .NET
4 54 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (33.76%) C++
6 50 (31.85%) Java
7 49 (31.21%) JavaScript
7 49 (31.21%) C
8 38 (24.20%) React
9 33 (21.02%) SQL
9 33 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (20.38%) Test Automation
10 32 (20.38%) AngularJS
11 30 (19.11%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (18.47%) SDLC
12 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
13 28 (17.83%) ASP.NET
14 27 (17.20%) Linux
15 26 (16.56%) HTML
15 26 (16.56%) Degree
15 26 (16.56%) Computer Science
16 25 (15.92%) Web Development
16 25 (15.92%) Web Services
17 23 (14.65%) CSS
17 23 (14.65%) .NET Framework
17 23 (14.65%) Vue.js
18 22 (14.01%) Runscope
18 22 (14.01%) BDD
18 22 (14.01%) Splunk
19 20 (12.74%) Python

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (14.01%) Runscope
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.46%) GitHub
5 6 (3.82%) Akamai
5 6 (3.82%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.55%) Serverless
7 3 (1.91%) SaaS
8 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) HTTP
2 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.18%) Internet
4 3 (1.91%) 2G
4 3 (1.91%) 3G
4 3 (1.91%) 4G
4 3 (1.91%) 802.11
4 3 (1.91%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.91%) DVB
4 3 (1.91%) GSM
4 3 (1.91%) iBeacon
4 3 (1.91%) RFID
4 3 (1.91%) RTP
4 3 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.27%) Broadband
5 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.27%) RS-485
6 1 (0.64%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.46%) Big Data
3 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.82%) Endeca
3 6 (3.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.55%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.91%) Redis
6 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.64%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.01%) Cucumber
3 11 (7.01%) Subversion
4 10 (6.37%) LabVIEW
4 10 (6.37%) Spock
5 9 (5.73%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.46%) JUnit
6 7 (4.46%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.82%) JIRA
7 6 (3.82%) Mockito
8 4 (2.55%) Selenium
9 3 (1.91%) CANoe
9 3 (1.91%) Redmine
9 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.91%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.91%) Xcode
10 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.27%) CodeWarrior
10 2 (1.27%) GitLab
General
1 13 (8.28%) Retail
2 11 (7.01%) Finance
3 10 (6.37%) Electronics
4 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.55%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.55%) Automotive
7 3 (1.91%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.27%) Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Games
8 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (36.31%) .NET
2 38 (24.20%) React
3 32 (20.38%) AngularJS
4 28 (17.83%) ASP.NET
5 26 (16.56%) HTML
6 25 (15.92%) Web Services
7 23 (14.65%) .NET Framework
7 23 (14.65%) CSS
7 23 (14.65%) Vue.js
8 17 (10.83%) Ember.js
8 17 (10.83%) Meteor
9 12 (7.64%) Node.js
10 10 (6.37%) Kafka
10 10 (6.37%) RxJava
10 10 (6.37%) Vert.x
11 9 (5.73%) RESTful
12 8 (5.10%) CSS3
12 8 (5.10%) HTML5
13 6 (3.82%) Backbone.js
13 6 (3.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.01%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.10%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.46%) Robotics
6 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.18%) Acoustics
7 5 (3.18%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (2.55%) MPEG
8 4 (2.55%) User Experience
9 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.91%) Derivative
10 2 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.27%) NHS
10 2 (1.27%) VHDL
11 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.20%) Linux
2 9 (5.73%) Windows
3 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.46%) Android
5 5 (3.18%) Unix
6 3 (1.91%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.64%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (82.17%) Software Engineering
2 54 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.38%) Test Automation
4 30 (19.11%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (18.47%) SDLC
6 25 (15.92%) Web Development
7 22 (14.01%) BDD
8 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
9 17 (10.83%) Mathematics
9 17 (10.83%) Performance Management
10 16 (10.19%) Data Privacy
10 16 (10.19%) MVC
11 15 (9.55%) TDD
12 13 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.28%) DevOps
13 11 (7.01%) Open Source
14 10 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (6.37%) High Availability
14 10 (6.37%) Performance Testing
15 9 (5.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 82 (52.23%) C#
2 53 (33.76%) C++
3 50 (31.85%) Java
4 49 (31.21%) C
4 49 (31.21%) JavaScript
5 33 (21.02%) SQL
6 20 (12.74%) Python
7 14 (8.92%) Embedded C
8 10 (6.37%) Groovy
9 7 (4.46%) Ruby
10 6 (3.82%) Fortran
10 6 (3.82%) Pascal
11 5 (3.18%) Scala
12 4 (2.55%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.55%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.55%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (16.56%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (7.01%) PhD
3 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.64%) JTAG
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (9.55%) Docker
2 13 (8.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.10%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.91%) Grafana
4 2 (1.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.64%) Graphite
5 1 (0.64%) Icinga
5 1 (0.64%) Kibana
5 1 (0.64%) logstash
5 1 (0.64%) Nagios
5 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (14.01%) Splunk
2 15 (9.55%) Oracle
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.82%) AppDynamics
4 6 (3.82%) ATG
5 5 (3.18%) Atmel
6 4 (2.55%) Talend
7 3 (1.91%) Twitter
7 3 (1.91%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) Google
9 1 (0.64%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.64%) IBM
9 1 (0.64%) New Relic
9 1 (0.64%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.64%) Renesas
9 1 (0.64%) Siemens
9 1 (0.64%) Xamarin